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2012-01-05 21:05:00

Power outages are a common occurrence in the Dominican Republic, and industrial noise pollution from emergency generators is a growing concern.

2011-12-22 07:34:19

Nine out of 10 city dwellers may have enough harmful noise exposure to risk hearing loss, and most of that exposure comes from leisure activities.

2011-12-06 22:45:10

Scientists have shown the energy conditions, under which a weak signal supplied to a physical system emerges as a stronger signal at the output thanks to the presence of random noise (a process known as stochastic resonance).

2011-11-24 11:30:37

Dyslexia affects up to 17.5% of the population, but its cause remains somewhat unknown.

2011-11-21 10:46:47

A study by the University of the Americas (Universidad de la Américas Puebla) in Mexico and the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, Neiker-Tecnalia, highlights the fact that noise pollution has negative effects on songbirds in cities.

2011-11-08 21:39:29

According to scientists, carbon monoxide (CO), a tasteless, colorless and odorless gas, is not only a danger to the environment but also highly toxic to human beings.

2011-10-07 07:00:00

Many people who are hard of hearing wear hearing aid devices (instruments) that are unsatisfactory in several ways: (1) over time they become loose fitting, (2) always make whistling noises, (3)


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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